HOW DO HUMANS AFFECT WATERSHEDS?
Students explain what a watershed is and where its located. They identify living things in a watershed including macro invertebrates. Students analyze effects of personal actions on the watershed.
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How Light Pollution Affects the Stars: Magnitude Readers
Did you know light can decrease visibility? Light pollution absolutely makes it more difficult to see stars. Scholars build a simple magnitude reader to determine the magnitude of stars. They use these data to estimate the impact of...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Sharks and Rays Use Electricity to Find Hidden Prey?
Sharks and stingrays use their sense of electricity to find prey. The video explains their tiny organs that detect electric fields produced by living creatures. It ends by highlighting the benefits of this sense and how much scientists...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Do Fish Make Electricity?
Shocking! Share the story of electric fish with young biologists for a fascinating lesson in specialized cells. The narrator of the video describes how some species of fish generate electric current, differentiates between weakly and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Dogs "See" with Their Noses?
While dogs may not be able to see quite as well as humans, they definitely have us beat when it comes to their sense of smell. Prepare to be amazed as this short video investigates the incredibly sensitive noses of man's best friend.
4 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Nerves Work?
This lesson won't get on your nerves! Find out how one kind of cell can cause comfort, terror, or pain in your brain. Comic strip and cartoon style animation is used to help explain the transmission of electrical nerve impulses and the...
5 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Germs Spread (and Why Do They Make Us Sick)?
Much the chagrin of mothers around the world, germs are everywhere; it's unavoidable. Learn how these microscopic invaders have evolved different ways of spreading from one host to another with this short instructional video.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable